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of the issues that occupied the first christians are once again causing us to debate, challenge, and to believe or not 2,000 years after jesus. >>> tonight, finding faith and purpose this holiday season. >> there's so much bad news in the world. we need good news. >> america's pastor rick warren joins me. >> people say i fell out of love. that's your choice. >> he talks religion, reason, and what america needs now. >> the good life isn't good enough. what you need is the better life. >> the election, the economy, same-sex marriage and more, to the issues that really matter. >> you know why we have to change the constitution? it was a flawed document. it was made by men. >> what does god mean to you? this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening, and happy holidays and welcome to a special "piers morgan tonight." joining me, one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the world, rick warren. we're going to talk about politics, sins, and much, much more. he's the author of "a purpose driven life." >> it's good to be here with you. >> what is the purpose of christmas? >> you know, the angel
of all persuasions and we say check us out. when jesus went out and started his ministry, the first phrase he said, he's walking along the jordan river and john the baptist had a couple guys following him, and he said, there goes the lamb of god. go follow him. and andrew and john said, where are you going, lord. and here are jesus' first words, come and see. that's about as low a commitment as you can ask, just check us out. we say you don't have to say anything, sign anything, sacrifice anything, just check out us out. >> american is going through a slight downdraw, if you like, in attendance in churches. 1 in 5 are now religiously affiliated. 1 in 3 under 30 are religiously unaffiliated. now, britain, for example, far worse statistics than that. so america remains a very religious country, but why do you think it's on decline? >> there are three different factors. one factor is the actual number of atheists in the country has remained the same since 1950, but they're simply more vocal. that is true. second, some of the surveys out there asking questions are asking the wrong quest
it's because he stuck winfrey with an old lunch bill. backstage, oprah told us it was something else. much has been made of this -- >> so-called feud. >> reporter: iciness. how do we refer to that? >> i don't know what -- distancing, let's call it a distancing. i have done a show of his and during and the process of the show, people started yelling bad things and i thought that he should have taken control of the situation or he didn't take control of the situation. it was such an uncomfortable experience for me. >> number one -- >> reporter: after a decade and a half of off and on prodding from letterman seven years ago the ice breaker. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome oprah winfrey. [ applause ] >> reporter: that was followed by a brief super bowl ad. >> now, dave be nice. >> reporter: letterman finally appearing on "the oprah winfrey show." >> i thought you would have picked up the phone. >> i wanted to be asked, oprah. [ laughter ] >> reporter: but there was nothing like this. you said you never had therapy. >> no. >> reporter: it sounded like
's a reception outside we invite you to join us. hope you'll buy the book and have the autograph it. thank you on much to you and to our commentators. heart mark >> historical novelist said to focus on five families, american, english, german, russian and welsh as they traverse the political landscape with the second world war. this is just over an hour. >> thank you and good evening. you and i have never met until 10 minutes ago, but i have to say i feel as if i know you after so many years of reading your terrific books. you've given me and most of the people here tonight tremendous pleasure. as i think one critic from your book said being able to get lost in a wonderful story and come out days or weeks later feeling as if you've learned something. so you do both things i appreciate what you do so much. to make something like an historical trilogy. that is tiny little pieces. i learned on the cbs and is issued to journalism. is that true? >> is close to the truth, yes. my first job was university reporter in the south with echo, which is my hometown newspaper. and it worked for the london ev
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